Apple has officially released the stable version of their new iOS 11.3 Firmware update. The update brings a variety of new features to all the compatible iOS devices. The new iOS 11.3 is now available for download and upgrade your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Let’s see the full Changelog of iOS 11.3 and all the compatible devices.
The Changelog of the new iOS 11.3 Software update can be seen on the official Apple Support page. Here, we have enlisted the major features of the iOS 11.3 update which are useful for the users. You can simply go ahead and check the Changelog to see more about this update.
iOS 11.3 : Major Features
1. Battery Health Tool
The new iOS 11.3 update brings a new Battery Health Tool to keep an eye on the battery consumption apps on your iOS device. As you know, most of the apps consume battery energy and there are some apps which run on the background. To save your iOS device’s battery life, this new Battery Health Tool will let you know everything about the battery’s health.
The new Battery Health Tool can be enabled by going to Settings >> Battery. The feature is compatible for iPhone 6 and above versions.
2. Updated ARKit 1.5
In order to explore the augmented reality world, Apple has upgraded the ARKit feature with new improved features. The ARKit now supports vertical surfaces as well. Previously, the ARKit was only compatible for horizontal surfaces such as table, flat surfaces etc. The new upgraded ARKit now supports Vertical Surfaces such as wall or any other vertical surfaces.
It comes with better management options with more options to get the right data of irregular surfaces on your iOS devices. It can now read out the 2D surfaces such as signs, posters and artwork for an amazing AR Experience.
3. New Animojis for iPhone X
The new iOS 11.3 update brings new Animojis for the users of iPhone X smartphone. The update brings total four new Animojis to the device. Once you update your iPhone X to this new iOS 11.3, you will get new Animojis of lion, bear, dragon and a talking skull.
Apple has introduced this new technology on iPhone X. The Animojis use facial recognition technology of your device and it will work like your facial expressions. This is how you can spend fun time with your best buddies by creating funny Animojis and sharing them with your friends and family members.
4. Business Chat
Apple’s new iOS 11.3 brings new Business Chat feature within the native Messages application. This business chat feature now lets the Business and Consumers talk and communicate with each other within the Message app.
In the United States, big company’s like Apple, Discover, Hilton, The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Marriott, Newegg, TD Ameritrade, Wells Fargo and more are now come with the Business Chat application.
5. Data & Privacy Updated
The new iOS 11.3 update brings new Data & Privacy page with new icon. The update simply adds new terms and conditions which now ask you to enter your personal information of your account. This is how you can ask and accomplish your query.
The new Data and Privacy update lets you know how Apple is using your personal data. This helps users to add their personal details without the fear of stealing them by any other parties using the Apple’s accounts.
6. Health Records
Apple has also introduced the new Health Records feature with the iOS 11.3 software update. This new Health Records now lets you store your health related data. It will show you the history and you can keep an eye on the health related data stored in your Apple device.
Patients will be able to view their health records online using this application. It is currently supporting over 40 health systems including Duke, NYU Langone, Stanford and Yale right on their iPhone. More health systems will be added on a later date to the system.
7. Apple Music with Video
Apple Music application has also been updated with new feature. The Apple Music app now streams out videos in full HD resolution. Users will be able to watch out new hottest videos can create their own playlists to watch their favourite videos in queues.
8. Apple News
Apple’s own News application is also now update. The new Apple News app is here to keep you up-to-date with your records. You can sort out the news category and keep an eye on every single news by swiping the pages. It comes with improved top stories feature to see the stories in the front page.
These are all the new and major features which will be available to your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices once you upgrade them with the latest iOS 11.3 update. For more information regarding other small changes on the system, you can follow the official Changelog page from Apple.
iOS 11.3 Compatible Devices
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6S
- iPhone 6S Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5s
- 12.9 Inch iPad Pro -2nd Generation
- 12.9 Inch iPad Pro- 1st Generation
- 10.5 Inch iPad Pro
- 9.7 Inch iPad Pro
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Air
- iPad- 5th Generation
- iPad Mini 4
- iPad Mini 3
- iPad Mini 2
- iPod Touch – 6th Generation